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Germany: US movie sparks violent protests spread in Arab world
The World from Berlin 'Obama's Middle East Policy Is in Ruins'
There were clashes between police and protesters in Cairo on Friday.
US embassies in
the Muslim world were on high alert Friday following days of violent
protests against an anti-Islam film. Germany, too, closed several
embassies in fear of attacks. Some German commentators argue that the
violence shows that Obama's Middle East policies have failed.